Man ID’d in Fatal Hughson Traffic Collision
21-year-old Andres Jimenez was killed in a multi-vehicle crash last Thursday in Hughson, California.
Per reports, the wreck took place on September 8th around 3:30 p.m.
Jimenez was driving east on Whitmore Avenue when he drifted into the westbound lanes.
As a result, his vehicle collided with a Ford SUV, driven by Avelino Araiza, 47, of La Grange.
Upon impact, Jimenez’s vehicle spun out of control and crashed with a Toyota sedan driven by Monica Acevedo, 47, of Hughson.
Sadly, Jimenez died at the scene of the crash. He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.
No injuries were reported from the SUV driver and Acevedo was hospitalized with major injuries.
CHP is actively investigating the accident.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Andres Jimenez.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.